In Memoriam: June 2023

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We honor those who have passed away and recognize their lifelong service to the City of Los Angeles. Their lives mattered to our City and our region.

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of the following current and Retired City employees who were reported to have passed away.


In Memoriam

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Active (name, dept., years of service)

Daze, David T. City Attorney’s Office 20
Fujimoto, Steven M. LADWP 42
Herrera, Rene A. LADWP 19
Lewis, Lois K. Transportation 29
Mendoza, Stella CAO 15
Molina, Elizabeth M. Airports 6
White, Edgar E. LADWP 25
Young, Adrian R. Transportation 16

Retired (name, dept., years of service)

Adams, Maretha W. LAPD 37
Austin, Richard A. LAPD 14
Avalos, Gilberto N/D N/D
Barton, Shirley F. Library 17
Bell, Clifford W. LADWP 9
Bonham, Bennie J. LADWP 40
Bonus, William H. LADWP 14
Cabrera, Domingo S. N/D N/D
Caldara, Richard A. LADWP 35
Cartwright, Kenneth O. LADWP 28
Coronel, Hector N/D N/D
Cowart, Dorothy D. N/D N/D
Crawford, Milton N/D N/D
Crawford, Richard E. N/D N/D
Crispi, Paul N/D N/D
Davis, Juanita L. N/D N/D
De Las Alas, Pedro M. Gen. Services 7
Dwyer, Raymond L. Personnel 11
Estrada, Ernesto H. Rec and Parks 30
Federoff, Mary A. N/D N/D
Ferguson, Ronald Public Works 36
Fisher, Lewis E. LADWP 32
Funakoshi, Mitsuko N/D N/D
Galassi, Nick D. LADWP 30
Gearin, Frank T. LADWP 30
Gilmore, Willie L. LADWP 20
Gray, Elizabeth J. Library 12
Harkless, Louis N/D N/D
Hurston, Alfred J. Airports 9
Johnson-Bennett, Shirley N/D N/D
Kennish, Clifford N/D N/D
Knerr, Kenneth A. LADWP 30
Kobayashi, Manabu N/D N/D
Kuniyoshi, Douglas Y. Gen. Services 11
Lauderdale, Walter Bldg. & Safety 32
Littlefield, Barbara S. Library 11
Luna, Julius P. Public Works 18
Mcintyre, Roger P. LADWP 30
Miera, Antonio Controller 39
Mizukami, Satoru LADWP 39
Nicholasen, Lois M. N/D N/D
Norton, Johnnie L. Library 21
Paris, Adeniyi J. Gen. Services 20
O’Bryant, Keet D. LADWP 30
Pell, Richard W. ITA 33
Perry, Chester A. N/D N/D
Perry, Kenneth Bldg. & Safety 18
Phillips, Bibe LADWP 29
Rabe, James J. N/D N/D
Rada, Jeffrey R. LADWP 12
Ramirez, Fernando LAPD 32
Reagan, Joanna N/D N/D
Rivera, Mariana M. LAFD 32
Russell, Marilyn R. N/D N/D
Sherwood, Jerrell R. LADWP 34
Simon, Julia L. N/D N/D
Summers, Edward L. LADWP 43
Swanson, William K. LADWP 29
Werling, Iris N/D N/D
Westphal, Carole Anne Mayor’s Office 11
Wilson, Dennis R. Airports 31
Wilson, Raymond J. LADWP 17
Woodard, Jesse J. LADWP 20
Woods, Janet M. Airports 37
Woods, Joanne R. LADWP 29

N/D = not disclosed